Professor Julia Hobsbawm OBE
honorary visiting professor, workplace social health, Cass Business School; founder, Editorial Intelligence; author, Fully Connected: social health in an age of overload
Professor Julia Hobsbawm OBE has identified the new field of Social Health to meet the challenges of the fully connected, always-on, technology saturated era. She is author of Fully Connected: Social Health in an Age of Overload, which was shortlisted for both Management Book of the Year 2018 and Business Book of the Year 2018. She is also honorary visiting professor in workplace social health at The Cass Business School in London. A regular speaker for corporate audiences as well as the OECD and EU amongst policymakers, in 2018 Arianna Huffington named her editor-at-large of a new Social Health section of the global wellbeing portal, THRIVE. Julia sits on the advisory boards of The European Workforce Institute and the new workplace app Guild.
Julia was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in 2015. She founded the knowledge networking business Editorial Intelligence which pioneered new diverse network thinking and the ideas conference Names Not Numbers, The Comment Awards and the technology conference and podcast series The Human and the Machine. Julia has made several BBC programmes on networks and networking, and is a regular commentator and broadcaster around the world. She is a Patron of The Zoe Education Trust, and the Facial Surgery Research Foundation.
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Saturday 13 October, 12:00 Frobisher 4-6
Social media: the public square of the 21st century?
Saturday 13 October, 14:00 Frobisher 4-6
Social media: corrupting young minds?